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whitewash
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

4 uses
  • He led us down a passage, opened a barred door, passed down a winding stair, and brought us to a whitewashed corridor with a line of doors on each side.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (79% in)
  • A small side door led into the whitewashed corridor from which the three bedrooms opened.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (61% in)
  • The road topped a low hill, and there was a great widespread whitewashed building in front of us, spouting fire at every chink and window, while in the garden in front three fire-engines were vainly striving to keep the flames under.
    Adventure IX — The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb (94% in)
  • It is, as he said, beautifully situated, but it is not beautiful in itself, for it is a large square block of a house, whitewashed, but all stained and streaked with damp and bad weather.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (44% in)

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